There are 10 ways to get from New Brunswick to Rochester by train, plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train to Newark, fly to Rochester  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC

$109 - $462

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick to New York Port Authority 100
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY

$37 - $101

8 alternative options

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Rochester  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC

$103 - $422

Train to New York JFK, fly to Rochester  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC

$104 - $313

Fly Newark to Buffalo, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$121 - $510

Train, train to Philadelphia, fly to Rochester  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Jersey Ave. to Trenton Transit Center
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Rochester (ROC) PHL - ROC

$205 - $708

Bus Trailways New York  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick to New York Port Authority 100
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY 4102

$42 - $111

Train VIA Rail  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Rochester VIA Rail / ...

$59 - $205

Train Amtrak  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak

$87 - $201

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from New Brunswick to Rochester 327.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Brunswick to Rochester is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Brunswick to Rochester is to train and fly which costs $100 - $470 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between New Brunswick and Rochester is 247 miles. The road distance is 327.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from New Brunswick to Rochester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Brunswick to Rochester. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick and arriving at Rochester, NY via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Brunswick to Rochester. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick and arriving at Rochester Amtrak via New York Penn Station and Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between New Brunswick, NJ, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from New Brunswick to Rochester via New York Port Authority and New York, NY in around 7 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from New Brunswick to Rochester via New York Penn Station, W 32 St/7 Av, Madison Av/E 42 St, and Grand Central Terminal in around 8 h 56 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Jersey Ave. to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Rochester
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$90 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $180
Business
$130 - $180
Business Plus/Sleeper
$230 - $330
Train from Albany to Rochester
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from New York, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com

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